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Just like to know what type and weight of fork oil you guys are using in your mid 60's Triumphs? I getting ready for winter maintenance and my old girl is due for a change.
 

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i put light fork oil(10-15 )but no syntheic oil as it eats the rubber boots if it leaks a bit(that can happen you know!!!)
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I'VE ALWAYS STUCK WITH THE FACTORY RECOMMENDED 20/20W MOTOR OIL. YOU CAN STILL FIND IT IN SOME OF THE BETTER AUTO STORES. I FOUND ONE IN MY TOWN WITH IT AND I GRABBED MYSELF A "LIFETIME SUPPLY"!

JUST THE WISDOM OF A FOOL HERE: JIM
 

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On 2006-11-23 05:12, peintremondain wrote:
i put light fork oil(10-15 )but no syntheic oil as it eats the rubber boots if it leaks a bit(that can happen you know!!!)
ben
Leak oil? No way! You're kidding, right? :lollol:
 

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Synthetic ATF. It is much less hygroscopic than mineral based oils so you will note much less corrosion, as you have some humidity there, too, just as I do.
Use it in the primary case, too. It's ideal for this use.
Never noted any difference in the way synth. oil attacks gaiters, in fact, I think it is less agressive than most mineral based oils. In fact, I spray the gaiters with silicone spray before fitting them, inside and out.
 
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